.NET 2.0 HttpWebRequest does not use the https Proxy from Internet Explorer Settings

The .NET framework version 2.0 has the ability to get the IE proxy Settings and use them when making a WebRequest.  However it only will read the http static proxy and not use the https value when specified.  See this example: I would expect this code to return http://secureproxy:8080 for the proxy when I specify …

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How to get a dump for a System.Net.WebException using DebugDiag (Debug Diagnostics)

This information is available in the help file as well.  For more options please refer to the Help Documentation include with DebugDiag. Install the latest Debug Diagnostics from http://download.microsoft.com (search for Debug Diagnostics once on that site) Configure a crash rule for all w3wp.exe processes (if this dialog does not appear simply press the ‘Add…

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Troubleshooting ASP.NET – The remote certificate is invalid according to the validation procedure

This error message is caused because the process is not being able to validate the Server Certificate supplied by the Server during an HTTPS (SSL) request.  The very first troubleshooting step should be to see if the server supplied certificate and every certificate in the chain is trouble free. Example 1 – Root Certificate only…

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